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Coal Hill, Arkansas
City
Location in Johnson County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Johnson County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,001
 • Density 370.7/sq mi (143/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72832
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-14500
GNIS feature ID 0076645

Coal Hill is a city in Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,001 at the 2000 census.

History

Coal mining gave the town its name.

Geography

Coal Hill is located at 35°26′13″N 93°40′20″W / 35.43694°N 93.67222°W / 35.43694; -93.67222 (35.436998, -93.672307).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 200
1890 802 301.0%
1900 1,341 67.2%
1910 1,229 −8.4%
1920 1,057 −14.0%
1930 1,169 10.6%
1940 1,040 −11.0%
1950 873 −16.1%
1960 704 −19.4%
1970 733 4.1%
1980 859 17.2%
1990 912 6.2%
2000 1,001 9.8%
2010 1,012 1.1%
Est. 2015 1,025 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,001 people, 411 households, and 274 families residing in the city. The population density was 370.9 people per square mile (143.1/km²). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 175.6/sq mi (67.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.50% White, 0.40% Native American, 1.90% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. 2.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 411 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,490, and the median income for a family was $34,250. Males had a median income of $23,077 versus $16,544 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,540. About 16.6% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under age 18 and 22.9% of those age 65 or over.


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